Double-digit tuition increases. Class cuts that would make it harder to finish a degree in four years. Enrollment cutbacks that would make it more difficult to get admitted to a state university.
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As teen pregnancies decline nationally, new data suggests the dip may be even steeper in Spokane.
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes, reacting to one police officer’s personal campaign to write citations for public marijuana use, plans to seek dismissal of more than 85 tickets issued during the first seven months of the year, according to two City Hall sources.
The latest man charged in a string of South Sound bank robberies told police he did it to buy a gun because a man hurt his young daughter but instead spent the stolen cash on drugs, court records show.
With action to reauthorize or rewrite the No Child Left Behind education law stalled at the federal level, states across the country are left trying to navigate the waters of a widely unpopular law. Washington and Oklahoma have lost their waivers, and other states are in jeopardy of doing the same.
It was warm, it was dry, it never got too hot, and all of it made for a running topic of discussion these past three months, with more than one person overheard asking, “How about this summer, huh?”
BELLINGHAM — The first recreational marijuana stores in Bellingham opened with long lines and much fanfare this July, but college officials say legal marijuana hasn’t had much effect on local campuses.
The student body continues to grow at Washington State University Vancouver, where enrollment increased by 5.4 percent over last fall.
A Washington State University Tri-Cities researcher will use a $400,000 grant to determine whether standardized kindergarten assessments are helping teachers discover which students need the most help.
The mother of all traffic jams never materialized on Interstate 5 through Olympia this past weekend, thanks to motorists heeding warnings about potential traffic tieups, which allowed road crews to complete preliminary work and reopen northbound Interstate-5 much earlier than expected, according to the state Department of Transportation.
A Kennewick councilman wants his fellow elected officials to pray before their meetings to get in the right frame of mind for dealing with city business.
Call it the marijuana gap.
What a difference a tuition freeze and a surging stock market make.
A woman in her 60s was hurt Friday after jumping out the second-story window of her Lakewood apartment to escape a fire in the building.
Cemetery officials will take a closer look today at a small landslide that exposed several graves over the holiday weekend at Fairmount Memorial Park in Spokane. The slide on the northwest side of the cemetery carried one concrete vault containing a casket partly down a slope and exposed the ends of several other vaults, said Denny York, president and CEO of Fairmount Holdings Inc., a division of the nonprofit Fairmount Memorial Association that owns the cemetery.